NY-14 Congressional Candidate Michelle Caruso-Cabrera (MCC) appeared on People Before Politics Radio (the home edition) to talk about the killing of George Floyd, police criminality, why she is challenging AOC and why she thinks she is the candidate you should vote for in the 14th Congressional District (Bronx and Queens) in the Tuesday, June 23rd Democratic Primary.
Who is MCC – Michelle Caruso-Cabrera is the granddaughter of working-class Italian and Cuban immigrants.
After graduating from Wellesley College with the help of a National Merit Scholarship, and the money she earned from her first job as a waitress at Pizza Hut, Michelle began her career at Univision News, where she worked as a producer. Fluent in Spanish, she covered important issues for Latin American immigrants and won an Emmy award for a series she produced, about children orphaned by the AIDS crisis. Michelle then spent four years as a general assignment reporter covering crime and hurricanes at WTSP-TV, the CBS affiliate in St. Petersburg, Fla.
For over 20 years Michelle Caruso-Cabrera was a lead reporter and anchor at CNBC. She held the title of Chief International Correspondent and traveled the world reporting live from Cuba, Iran, Ukraine, Iraq, Italy, Russia, Venezuela, and Latin America. She reported live from many major global events including the Greek debt crisis, the Brexit vote, the 2008 US financial crisis, not to mention the US elections.
She was named one of the “100 Most Influential Hispanics” in the country by Hispanic Business Magazine, and Broadcaster of the Year from the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.
Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, a resident of Queens, is running for Congress in the Bronx and Queens (NY-14).